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Updated 16 Mar 1999

Software Measurement and Process Improvement
Thursday, March 11, 1999

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Software Measurement and Process Improvement

(The 31-slide PowerPoint presentation from this meeting is available compressed in a 500KB ZIP file
and uncompressed in a 589KB PowerPoint file. Microsoft Windows PowerPoint viewers are available for download from Microsoft.)

This presentation will address the role of measurement in software process improvement. It will start by describing how process improvement in an internal software-house was planned and implemented with "measurability" being the main driver in defining the processes. This organization was ISO9001 certified since 1993 and informally assessed to be at CMM level 4 in 1997. The presentation will be supported by software development process metrics from this organization in the period between 1992 and 1998. These metrics include:

The presentation will be concluded with the lessons learned while implementing process improvement and metrics program.

Presenter

Mehmet Tumer
Mehmet Tumer holds a Master of Science degree in Electronic Engineering from Shizuoka University, Japan. He is actively working on techniques and methods to improve software development process, quality assurance and software project management since 1991. He held different engineering and management positions in ITT Publitec between 1987 and 1998. Currently he is working as a consultant in United Airlines Information Systems Department responsible for establishing the Application Development Process Measurement System.

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